© St. Petersburg Times, published February 18, 2003
Noon-4:30 p.m. Champ Car technical inspection.
2-4 p.m. On-track orientation for drivers and teams.
8-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am practice.
9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge practice.
10-10:50 a.m. Champ Car practice.
11-11:30 a.m. Pace car on track activities.
11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Champ Car practice.
12:45-1:15 p.m. Fran-Am practice.
1:30-2:05 p.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.
2:20-2:50 p.m. Pace car on track activities.
3:10-4:10 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.
4:40-5 p.m. Trans-Am practice.
5:15-5:45 p.m. Fan appreciation activity.
8:15-8:45 a.m. Fran-Am qualifying.
9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.
10-11:15 a.m. Champ Car practice.
11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Trans-Am qualifying.
12:20-12:50 p.m. Fran-Am qualifying.
1-1:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.
1:45-2:45 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.
3-3:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.
3:45-4:30 p.m. Barber Dodge race.
4:45 p.m. (approximate) Better Than Ezra concert.
8-8:15 a.m. Fran-Am warmup.
8:30-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am warmup.
9-9:30 a.m. Champ Car warmup.
9:40-10:10 a.m. Pace car on track activities.
10:20-11 a.m. Fran-Am race.
11:30-noon Pace car on track activities.
12:15 p.m. Grid Champ Cars.
1 p.m. Start Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
4 p.m.* Trans-Am race.
* Race will start as soon after conclusion of the Champ Car event as possible.
Highs from 67-75 degrees, with scattered showers expected Friday, thunderstorms Saturday and partly cloudy skies Sunday.